Woman left ‘shaken’ after ‘threatening’ note attached to her car

A woman who had parked her car in a residential street was left "shaken" by a "threatening" note that was left on her car. The woman had parked legally on a road near some houses.

But she returned to her car to find the anonymous note on Saturday. The letter was posted anonymously online by someone saying the woman was their mother-in-law, reports the M.E.N[1].

The note, which was left on the car in Radcliffe Street in Royton, Oldham, Greater Manchester[2], read: "Tin opener available at 81 or 83. Next time you need to leave your car for more than a couple of hours, pay for a car park and refrain from taking valuable parking spaces outside my home!! Next time the can opener may not be so forthcoming."

In response, the poster a Royton Facebook[3] group said: "Disappointed to share this was found on my mother-in-law’s car today on Radcliffe Street. This person has no idea of the circumstances around the reason for parking there, however this is irrelevant as the road is not owned by either of these properties. She is fairly shaken and now is worried about where to park when this was perfectly legal and reasonable.

"If anyone has suffered any criminal damage this may enlighten them as to where it’s come from, obviously cannot be sure. Please ensure you move to a house with a parking space if you need to park close to your home, and refrain from writing threatening letters."

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  1. ^ reports the M.E.N (www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk)
  2. ^ Greater Manchester (www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk)
  3. ^ Facebook (www.walesonline.co.uk)
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